UMBRIA’S LIFE, VINEYARDS & WINES
WHEN: April 9th – 13th , 2014 – 4 nights
WHERE: Umbria, ITALY
WHO: Professionals of the wine industry
Umbria is a centrally located, historically important region in Italy. It is known as the premier olive growing region and it’s wine making rivals any area in Italy. It is animated by intense and fascinating cultural peculiarities. The distinctive personality of its farmers has helped to create a map of spectacular agronomic achievements where the food and wine products represent the result of long standing traditional culture, rooted in real authentic ingredients.
The wine makers in Umbria have their classic productions yet many are branching out with newer and more modern styles. The Umbrian wine region is a fascinating wine laboratory and among the most active that the Italian peninsula has to offer. Rising local wineries, outside investments combine with historic estates to contribute to the fame of Umbrian wines around the world. These elements all come together to form a rich mosaic of wine production and an array of various agronomic approaches.
Umbria connects history, people, nature, tradition and centuries of civilizations together while remaining deeply rooted in its ancient farming cultures. It is a land known for its heady fragrances, the simplicity of its cuisine and the richness of flavors. Wine producers today are more conscious of the work they are doing, operating not only for themselves but for the entire territory. The outstanding quality of the wine industry here continues to make Umbria a region of growing interest and excitement!
The Umbria region has grown both in overall production and the quality of wine production in the last ten years and the region of Umbria is offering an opportunity for a short, “Get To Know Umbria” tour. This First Class excursion is aimed at professionals of the wine industry to help raise awareness of some of the great wines of the region, the people behind it, and the food and the landscapes of this authentic region of Italy.
HOW: Operators will be picked up at the end of the event in Verona, Vinitaly 2014, and transported to the region of Umbria with private transport. During the four-day stay in 4 star hotel accommodations in Perugia, guests will follow a program of visits and tastings at wine companies that are either not exported to the States or are not yet imported to some specific States. Lunches and dinners will be provided in selected restaurant where guests will have the opportunity to taste and learn about the culinary excellence of the Umbria region. The invitation includes all private transports, pick-up in Verona on Wednesday April 9, 2014 and the drop off to the airport of Rome or Florence on Sunday April 13, 2014.
There are ONLY 4 spaces available therefore individuals who are interested in this EDUCATIONAL TOUR IN UMBRIA will need to respond by January 10, 2014
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